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Carson City supervisors could OK Waste Management pact

December 17, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors will vote Thursday whether to approve Carson City's new 15-year contract for trash collection and recycling services with Waste Management of Nevada. Waste Management is the city's current vendor and has had problems with customer service so the new contract specifies

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Day 8 of the Nevada Appeal’s 12 Days of Giveaways: $100 Classy Seconds Gift Card

December 17, 2018 —

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Carson City birth announcements for Dec. 15, 2018

December 16, 2018 — To Sylvia Cormier and Christian Cormier of Sparks, Jace Paul Cormier, born Dec. 3, 2018, weighing 7 pounds and 4 ounces. To Jessica Cabral and Scott Cabral of Dayton, Emma Maria Cabral, born Dec. 3, 2018, weighing 8 pounds and 9 ounces. To MaryJane Gomez

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Friends of the Carson City Library asks community to take survey

December 16, 2018 — Friends of the Carson City Library is looking for ways to better serve the community and, in turn, better support the library. The organization, which provides funding to the Carson City Library, is asking the community to take a survey. The three-minute survey will ask

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Lyon County approves Quad County emergency plan

December 16, 2018 — The Lyon County Commission approved the 2018 Quad County Emergency Multi-Agency Coordination Guide and gave county manager Jeff Page the authority to sign a letter of intent to support the plan in case of a local or statewide disaster situation at its Dec. 6 meeting.

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Day 7 of the Nevada Appeal’s 12 Days of Giveaways: $150 Duncan Golf Management Gift Card

December 16, 2018 —

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Senior menus for the week of Dec. 17

December 15, 2018 — Note: Menus for week of Dec. 17 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive: MONDAY: Herb baked chicken, mashed sweet potato, herb vegetable medley, spiced applesauce, whole wheat roll TUESDAY: Baked pork chop, butternut squash, layered

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Carson City road report for Dec. 17-23, 2018

December 15, 2018 — The following information applies to the period of Dec. 17-23: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work: The intersection of Corbett Street and Molly Drive will be closed for utility work, Wednesday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proctor Street will be

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Remains on Native burial sites focus of workshop

December 15, 2018 — Nevada's Native American community is hoping its traditions and values aren't overlooked in favor of a more scientific process with the repatriation of objects and remains as a new legislature comes on board in 2019. The Nevada State Museum held a public workshop Thursday in

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Past Pages for Dec. 15-18, 2018

December 15, 2018 — Saturday 150 years aGO White Pine. — The rush still continues. Now we are not one of that kind that would advise everybody to stay at home, or rather a "bird in the hand is better than two in the bush," but believe in hunting

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Day 6 of the Nevada Appeal’s 12 Days of Giveaways: $100 Carson Lanes Gift Card

December 15, 2018 —

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Battle Born Memorial repairs under way at Capitol

December 14, 2018 — Demolition and removal of the damaged marble surface at the Battle Born Memorial is under way and the contractor expects to finish installing the new marble by the end of next week. That would meet Gov. Brian Sandoval's desire to have the repairs made before

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Report: Missing teen had suicidal thoughts

December 14, 2018 — RENO — The body of Madelyn Lingenfelter, 19, who's been missing since September 19, was found about 50 feet from Mt. Rose Highway on Monday afternoon. On Tuesday the Washoe County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the remains, discovered near a parking lot where Lingenfelter was

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Day 5 of the Nevada Appeal’s 12 Days of Giveaways: $200 Carson Home Furnishings Gift Card

December 14, 2018 —

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Wreaths Across America at Lone Mountain Saturday

December 13, 2018 — Wreaths Across America to honor fallen veterans will again be held at Lone Mountain Cemetery on Saturday. Wreaths Across America conducts wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and 1,200 cemeteries and locations all over the U.S. and around the world. Last year's Wreaths Across America

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Writing coach offers weeklong sessions at Empire Elementary

December 13, 2018 — Students and educators at Carson City's Empire Elementary School were treated once more to inspirational coaching sessions in the art of storytelling and writing throughout the entire week. Children's author Gary Hogg will visit all classrooms K-5 to model a 45-minute writing lesson for teachers

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Cookies with Santa offers family fun Saturday

December 13, 2018 — The annual Cookies with Santa celebration at Cafe at Adele's, offering Christmas cheer to all who attend and providing gifts for children in need will be held Saturday, Dec. 15. The joy-filled event takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with cookies, cocoa and

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Users upset by Rifle and Pistol Range closure

December 13, 2018 — Users of the Carson Rifle and Pistol Range think Carson City jumped the gun. In November, the city restricted range hours for drop-in use to the weekend due to safety concerns after city employees and contractors at the landfill said they were dodging stray bullets.

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Authorities: Bomb threats across U.S. appear to be hoax

December 13, 2018 — NEW YORK — Authorities say bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across the U.S. appear to be a hoax. The New York City Police Department said the threats sent Thursday were meant to cause disruption and compel recipients into sending

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Youth ski program returns to Carson City

December 13, 2018 — Carson City kids are skiing again. The city's ski program for middle and high school students is being revived this winter after closing several years ago. The program launches Jan. 11 and runs every Friday though Feb. 1. A bus will depart the Carson City

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